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D. H. Lawrence The Thinker as Poet

  • Fiona Becket

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Introduction

D.H. Lawrence: The Thinker as Poet addresses a particular body of language and thought within Lawrence's oeuvre where the metaphorical, the poetic and the philosophical are intricately enmeshed. Lawrence emerges as a writer who pulls metaphor away from its merely rhetorical moorings: his distinctive style is the hallmark of one who thinks not analytically but poetically, about the birth of the self, the body unconscious, complex kinds of otherness and about metaphor itself as a mode of understanding.

Keywords

body corpus David Herbert Lawrence knowledge language love metaphor philosophy poet psychoanalysis rhetoric style understanding women writing

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  • Fiona Becket
    • 1
  1. 1.Staffordshire UniversityUK

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